Archive for September, 2014

Savour Life at Canuck Place’s 10th Annual Gift of Time Gala

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Canuck Place Children’s Hospice will celebrate the 10th annual Gift of Time Gala presented by TELUS on Saturday, September 27th at the Westin Bayshore. The event has raised over $6 million dollars for critical care for province wide programs provided by Canuck Place to children with life-threatening illnesses and the families who love them. The […]

Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour Dinner

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It’s not every day that you get to sit down for dinner with the farmer who supplied the ingredients you are about to enjoy. Last week growers and producers who are members of the Abbotsford Circle Farm Tour were invited to a longtable dinner at Tanglebank Gardens to dine with local media. This unique ‘meet […]

Win a Word Vancouver Prize Pack

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The 20th Word Vancouver takes place this week, featuring readings, writing workshops, musical entertainment, and more. Since this celebration of all things reading and writing is also a part Culture Days, all events and activities are free! Word Vancouver Enjoy and participate in festival activities at various venues around Vancouver. Celebrating Canadian literary talents, you […]

Vancouver Icons: Prospect Point Lighthouse

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When the S.S. Beaver ran aground in 1888, Prospect Point was known as Calamity Point. The accident followed years of shipping mishaps caused by rocks and strong tidal currents. Three months later a light was established, just four days after Stanley Park itself was established. Photo credit: Ted McGrath on Flickr The first light was […]

Free Weekend at Science World: Around the Dome Festival

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Around the Dome, a month-long family-friendly science festival, kicks off this weekend and to celebrate Science World will have free admission on Saturday, September 27, 2014 and Sunday, September 28, 2014. Presented by Genome British Columbia, Around the Dome Festival celebrates all of the amazing science and technology that can be found right here in […]